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Crime rate in Lawrence, Kansas (KS): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Lawrence by Year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.5)
3
(3.7)
2
(2.4)
2
(2.4)
3
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
32
(39.5)
37
(45.2)
47
(57.0)
30
(36.5)
48
(58.3)
48
(53.3)
40
(43.9)
57
(62.2)
40
(42.6)
33
(37.4)
52
(58.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
43
(53.1)
59
(72.1)
64
(77.6)
41
(49.9)
79
(95.9)
63
(70.0)
78
(85.6)
76
(82.9)
61
(64.9)
37
(42.0)
53
(59.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
244
(301.5)
266
(325.1)
254
(307.9)
203
(247.1)
370
(449.1)
298
(330.9)
290
(318.4)
291
(317.3)
312
(332.1)
265
(300.5)
265
(297.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
668
(825.5)
810
(989.8)
664
(805.0)
545
(663.4)
603
(731.8)
550
(610.8)
801
(879.4)
683
(744.8)
522
(555.6)
502
(569.2)
604
(677.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,775
(3,429.5)
3,222
(3,937.3)
3,329
(4,036.0)
2,797
(3,404.8)
4,106
(4,983.4)
4,283
(4,756.6)
3,656
(4,013.7)
3,551
(3,872.3)
3,163
(3,366.9)
3,098
(3,512.5)
3,190
(3,577.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
175
(216.3)
173
(211.4)
220
(266.7)
151
(183.8)
205
(248.8)
197
(218.8)
199
(218.5)
156
(170.1)
156
(166.1)
193
(218.8)
203
(227.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(14.8)
8
(9.8)
19
(23.0)
6
(7.3)
13
(15.8)
23
(25.5)
26
(28.5)
20
(21.8)
21
(22.4)
14
(15.9)
26
(29.2)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0)310.7357.3357.9282.7423.3363.5356.4342.8293.2287.2317.9
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Lawrence, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Lawrence to the number of sex offenders is 22,378 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Lawrence, KS is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lawrence:

317.9
Eudora:

150.6
Perry:

12.8
Baldwin City:

115.6
Tonganoxie:

331.8
McLouth:

138.8
Wellsville:

160.0
Basehor:

133.0
Overbrook:

93.9
Violent crime rate in 2012
Lawrence:

226.1
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lawrence:

199.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lawrence:

230.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lawrence:

250.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lawrence:

243.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lawrence:

242.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lawrence:

323.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lawrence:

181.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lawrence:

243.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lawrence:

240.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lawrence:

212.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2012
Lawrence:

333.0
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Lawrence:

308.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lawrence:

290.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lawrence:

351.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lawrence:

391.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lawrence:

375.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lawrence:

413.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lawrence:

315.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lawrence:

385.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lawrence:

407.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lawrence:

352.7
U.S. Average:

336.9



Latest news about crime in Lawrence, KS collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 184 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Kansas average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 168 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Kansas average:

2.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 171 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Kansas average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 173 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Kansas average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 173 (140 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Kansas average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 174 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Kansas average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 169 (133 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 171 (140 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Kansas average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 167 (135 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Kansas average:

2.56


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Lawrence

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 66044, 66045, 66046, 66047, 66049.


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